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California Lighthouse

Northern Aruba, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Type: Lighthouses
Activities: Walking
Description: One of Aruba's most famous landmarks, the California lighthouse is known for its spectacular views of the island.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

You will see some of the best views of the island from the lighthouse. But unfortunately you can't go up inside. Go at sunset for a truly incredible experience.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

You can not go into the lighthouse but the view is great for pictures. Also you are close to Alto Vista Church which is a must see!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Used ABC tours for sightseeing and Ralph our tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us the full history of the lighthouse

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Strathroy, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We visited the Lighthouse on the Jeep tour. There is a beautiful restaurant on site and would appear to be a romantic evening for 2. Washroom on site, charge of $0.50 to use it while on a tour, souvenirs and drinks are available for purchase.

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Cork, Ireland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The time to come here is sunrise or sunset because Aruba is so flat just like The Who "I can see for miles,and miles" romantic too it stands out there on it's own one of the major landmarks on Aruba.Well worth taking the trouble to go there...easy to find.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Hey its a lighthouse up on a hill. Some good history very nice views. Photo spot. Nice Italian restaurant on site. Never been there at night might be nice

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Boston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The California Lighthouse on the northern tip of Aruba is worth a visit. It sits high on a hill that offers wonderful sunset views. There is also a gourmet restaurant which has outdoor seating. The food is delicious and the service is impeccable. On your next trip to Aruba, visit the California Lighthouse, it's worth the ride!

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We started our day long off road excursion by seeing this lighthouse and ended up going back to see the super moon from this point as well. I highly recommend going here to watch the moon come up "out of the ocean" as one of our waiters told us. We didn't get to see the whole event but did get... More

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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It was easy to get to, but when there, not much to do. Can't go in, but fun to talk with the locals hawking food and drink

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Would be awesome if we could have gone inside. Lots of vendors outside of it so bring money. Including delicious coconut milk straight from the coconut!

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